What is a .CFG File And How To Open It – The Battle for Wesnoth (Simple Steps)

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Introduction

Have you downloaded a file with .cfg extension, but you have never seen this extension before? It is possible that you know what the file does, but you are unsure on how to open it. Fear not, in this article we will show you how to easily open the .cfg file in few simple steps on various systems.

What is a .CFG file?

The file extension .CFG is Wesnoth Markup Language File. The creator of this file extension is The Battle for Wesnoth. The format of this file is text, and it is a game related file.

What to know

There are currently 8 software that can open the .cfg file on 3 platforms.

How to open a .CFG file?

Below we have written a comprehensive guide on how to open the .CFG file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CFG file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .cfg file on Windows in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the gVim software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Battle for Wesnoth, gVim and Microsoft Notepad.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CFG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the gVim software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Windows.

How to open a .CFG file on Mac

Below you can see a visual guide on how to open the .cfg file on Mac in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the MacVim software. You will be using this software in order to open the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Battle for Wesnoth, MacroMates TextMate, Apple TextEdit and MacVim.

Step 2

Step 2: Finding your .CFG file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Clicking “Open with”

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choosing the software to open your file

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the MacVim software you have downloaded. Click on the software and click “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Mac.

How to open a .CFG file on Linux

We have written below an easy-to-understand guide on how to open the .cfg file on Linux in 4 easy steps.

1. In the first step you need to download the Vim software. This software will be used for opening the file. Other software that can be used in opening this file is: The Battle for Wesnoth, GNU Emacs and Vim.

Step 2

Step 2: Locate the .CFG file

2. The second step is locating the downloaded file. The file can be usually found in your /download/ folder if you don’t remember where you have downloaded it to.

Step 3

Step 3: Hover over the “Open with” button

3. In the third step right click on your file and choose “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Open the file choosing the software

4. After choosing the “Open with” option, you will have an option to choose the Vim software you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. Congratulations! You have opened your file on Linux.

Still cannot open the .CFG file?

If you cannot open the .CFG file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .CFG file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cfg – Configuration File, .cfg – Celestia Development Team, .cfg – Cal3D, .cfg – The MAME Team, .cfg – NewTek, .cfg – Citrix Systems, .cfg – Elecbyte. You might be trying to open the wrong file, please recheck if you are trying to open the right file extension again.

Conclusion

In this article you have learned how to open the .CFG file with the gVim, The Battle for Wesnoth, Microsoft Notepad programs on Windows, MacVim, The Battle for Wesnoth, MacroMates TextMate, Apple TextEdit programs on Mac and Vim, The Battle for Wesnoth, GNU Emacs software on Linux.